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Teaching and Learning Strategies
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Dear Teachers,

Welcome to "The Making of Milwaukee" Teaching and Learning Strategies "Quick Links". This reorganization of the online curriculum provides teachers with easy access to "Quick Links" that include a wide variety of lesson possibilities as they relate to specific content areas. Take a look below at the various categories and locate the Teaching and Learning Strategies that are most pertinent to your assigned grade level or curricular area. Then download the appropriate pdf. ENJOY!

Note: Please know that at any time you should want to access the complete "Making of Milwaukee" curriculum, where lessons are organized within historical eras and themes, you can click here. The "Dear Teacher" letter at the beginning of the complete online curriculum will help you understand how all lessons are organized within each historical theme.

Art

Access this HOT link and discover creative activities that help students explore Milwaukee's history by creating postcards, travel guides, monuments, and MORE...

Discussion

Access this HOT Link and discover learning activities that will help your students "talk" about inventions, important Milwaukee happenings, and MORE...

Drama

Access this HOT link and discover learning activities that help students "Act out" historic events such as labor negotiations, a day at the Milwaukee Braves or Brewers Ball Park, and MORE...

Historiography

Access this HOT link and discover creative activities that help students "think like a historian"

Learning in the Community

Access this HOT link and discover learning activities that take you and your students "into the community" to learn Milwaukee's history.

Maps/Mapping

Access this HOT link and discover learning activities that help students map Milwaukee landmarks, industries, suburbs and MORE...

Math

Access this HOT link and discover Milwaukee's history through mathematics.

Music

Access this HOT link and discover "The Blues" in a learning activity that also helps students compose a "Blues" song.

Primary Source

Access this HOT link and discover learning activities that help students use historic Milwaukee photographs and data to learn MORE...

Research

Access this HOT link and discover learning activities that will help your students research Native Americans in Milwaukee Historic Census Data, Public Health Data, Family History, Timelines, and MORE...

Speaking

Access this HOT link and discover learning activities that help students deliver speeches, make presentations, and debate important issues throughout Milwaukee's history

Technology

Access this HOT link and discover learning activities that help students use digital cameras and develop Power Point presentations about Milwaukee's history.

Writing

Access this HOT link and discover learning activities that will help your students "write to learn" about early Milwaukee leaders, industries, ethnicities, and MORE...